fianchetti, fianchettoed, fianchettoing, fianchettos
The development in chess of a bishop from its original position to the second square of the adjacent knight's file.
To develop as or set up a fianchetto.
To move (a bishop) from its initial position diagonally into the adjacent knight's file.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Fianchetto
Origin of Fianchetto
Italian diminutive of fianco flank from Old Italian from Old French flanc flank
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Italian, a diminutive of fianca ‘flank’.
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